Amazing Stories

Anniversary by Isaac Asimov

Anniversary by Isaac Asimov

The short story Anniversary by Isaac Asimov is an example of life imitating art and an imaginative author’s ability to predict some of the technical advancements and legal issues of over fifty years in the future. Read More »

Blish, James - formal portrait

No. 19 – James Benjamin Blish, Cities in Flight, and Technical Exposition.

No. 19 – 2013 June – James Benjamin Blish, Cities in Flight, and Technical Exposition. Blish, James – formal portrait James Benjamin Blish may not be as widely known as he ought to be, not when you consider the number of Star Trek n... Read More »

Marooned off Vesta by Isaac Asimov

Marooned off Vesta by Isaac Asimov

Marooned off Vesta was Asimov’s first published story, appearing in the March 1939 issue of Amazing Stories. The story, and the story behind the story, is an example of man’s will and determination to to never give up. Read More »

“Historias Asombrosas”

… pues sí, otra ventura a la que me lanzo. Como muchos de ustedes sabrán. Amazing Stories fue una de las primeras revistas en dedicarse solo a la ciencia ficción, publicada por primera vez en 1926 por Hugo Gernsback. Esta revista ayudó a defini... Read More »

Jules Verne and Amazing Stories

As a writer whose work exerted a mighty influence on science fiction, it is entirely appropriate that Jules Verne and Amazing Stories had a tight relationship. That relationship began, of course, 21 years after Verne’s death (1905), because Amazing S... Read More »

ASM Blog Horde Interview with Diane Severson

Welcome to the Amazing Stories BLOG HORDE INTERVIEWS! The ASM Blog Horde is a diverse and wonderful species. I have the privilege of talking with all of them, and I get to share those chats with you. In this long-running series, you will have the op... Read More »

Forgotten Books

Forgotten Books

The quest for that forgotten title or author’s name begins here, where the only clue is a quote, a character, or plot…or less. Read More »

Claire Winger Harris: Breaking Amazing’s ‘Cosmic Ceiling’

Brian Aldiss identified Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein as the first science fiction novel in his seminal history The Billion Year Spree. Although the genre often looks back on this work as its starting point, it was published more than a century before ... Read More »

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